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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Grand Traverse Pavilions1000 Pavilions CircleTraverse City, MI 49684

About

Life Enrichment Volunteers help with a wide variety of activities including games, music, crafts, woodworking, bowling, manicures, bingo, outings, and church services as they are comfortable/able. The more volunteers we have during activities, the more residents we can have participate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with escorting residents to and from activity programs.
  • Assist resident with activity.
  • Lead activities on a one-to-one basis with a resident or in groups.
  • Helping and supporting residents as they participate in activities.
  • Cleaning up after activities.

Requirements

  • A willingness to have fun.
  • Empathetic listening skills.
  • Volunteer must be at least 16 years of age or accompanied by an adult.
  • For the safety of our residents, all volunteers must agree to a background check.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Training/Support

  • Life Enrichment staff are in attendance at each of the events and will provide directions as needed.
  • Volunteer will be provided a handbook with rules and guidelines. Training will be provided on an ongoing basis.

Time Commitment

  • Activities are scheduled seven days a week generally between 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, so hours are flexible.

Benefits

  • Make a difference in someone’s life.
  • Be a part of a community of caring.
  • Considering working in the health care industry? This is a great way to figure out if you’re interested in working with older adults as a career.

Skills

  • People Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Flexible hours.
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